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each. yoplait, it is so good! >>> a dangerous house fire breaks out in san francisco early this morning and sends flames shooting from a natural gas line. >>> more than 70 people have been effected by a fatal fire that happened at an apartment complex in san jose. we'll tell you about the investigation and how people are coping. >>> still significant distance between the two sides. negotiations continue. >>> the clock is ticking toward the midnight deadline. the frantic last minute efforts to keep the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff. >>> plus how bay area transit agencies hope to make this a safe new years eve. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. it is monday december 31st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there. you'll need a few minutes to warm up the car. >> for most. there is a couple inland definitely. some 40s near the city and around the bay. inland there is a lot of 30s and upper 20s. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. that system coming in will spin in higher clouds. upper 40s low 50s. her
," law represent pew boy examines haiti's history. david talbot presents a history of san francisco in the 1970s in "season of the witch: enchantment, terror and deliverance in the city of love." in "quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking," author susan cain examines the benefits of an introverted personality. david drayly looks at 1862 and the actions of abraham lincoln in "rise to greatness: abraham lincoln's most perilous year." and in "full body burden: growing up in the nuclear shadow of rocky flats," kristin iverson investigates the nuclear weapons plant that was located near her childhood home. for an extended list of links to various publications' book selections, visit booktv's web site, booktv.org or facebook.com/booktv. >> and another update from capitol hill as reporters wait here for word from lawmakerrers in closed-door meetings on the fiscal cliff. an update via twitter from chad pilgrim of fox news, reid's remark that he had made a counteroffer was off-the-cuff response and that there was no counteroffer, and "the washington post" quoting s
your drive into san francisco. let's head back to the desk. >>> 4:59. believe it or not it is now 2013 live picture. look at the big lifts and the kiss. lots of fire works. crowds gathered on the shore of the harbor watching the skyline explode. all the colors of the fire works 2013 is here. 1.5million people expected to be ringing in the new year at this particular celebration and millions are watching on television from home live as we are here in the bay area. you're also watching this. this is new zealand ringing in the brand new year. 2013. a lot of cheers. the boat horns going off then you have the fire works. this is over the auckland sky tower. new zealand being one of the first nations to welcome the new year. we'll have much more about new years coming in and our local celebrations here in the bay area that is coming up in a couple minutes. >>> it is 5:01. developing news from san francisco an overnight apartment fire caused big problems for firefighters when flames apparently caused a gasline to burst. alex savidge is in san francisco where pg&e crews are making repairs. are
. >> the police acted because ms. delays last night on the pittsburgh bay. live in both the san francisco and pittsburgh directions. >> this report for unrelated to the earlier shooting at the pittsburgh station. service is expected to run regularly to day. >> police shooting in cam count back here in the bay area. please convey. are continuing to investigate a car crash involving a known police role e. >> police say all started with officers tried to pull them over during a traffic stop. >> that is when they say he took off and ran his car into a sense. >> video from sky 7 h d shows the aftermath of the residential neighborhood. office or continue to search for the man no one was injured in the accident. >> a stretch of northbound highway 880 in milpitas is now reopened after most a car crash left two people critically injured early this morning. >> all lanes were completely shut down and falling accident on the tasman drive. the crash involved real for cars and were reported just after midnight. >> president obama in congress are looking to keep automatic spending freezes from kicking i
there no delays coming out of the altamonte pass. >> san francisco's many service hitting a major milestone today and it means you can get a free ride. >> to get more news faster let's turn to our kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton. he is live at the intersection of church and deboce. >> many as 100 years old today. there get to you is a free ride on all the platform. many began a century ago on december 28th 1912 when it became the first public railway land based transit agency. many sis about $200 million to hundred million customers each day. >> services 7 the same throughout the year. there are a little more modern now. we have always had problems with lateness. the objectjective now to keep moving. >> if you do not have the opportunity to take advantage sedate will also give out free ride on new year's eve. >> i remember what it cost a nickel to ride. >> george was on it. >> residents in antioch have banded together to raise money to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the gr
san francisco is doing. to try and prevent a mass shooting here. >> the mayor said today that the mass-murder in connecticut renewed. and he's drafted a plan to take what he calls aggressive action against. ammunition. para >> nat lee this is a hollow bullet. hollowed out so on explode. >>reporter: >>reporterit is these hollow-pot bullets that mayor ed lee calls dangerous and deadly. he wants them banned in san francisco. they are already illegal to purchase in the city. but a new proposal would possess. >> the ammo that has been designed by law enforcement for military use has no reason to be in our homes and on ours streets. >>reporter: standing next to the handguns and rifles turned in during the city's biggest gun buy back program. the mayor said he wants these weapons gone. the other part of his plan.is to put a notification system in place so when someone buys 500 rounds of more of any type of any type of ammunition in one purchase. police would be notified. >> that should be a trigger. >> "it triggers why? >> what is it for? >> and it could be legit" >>reporter: police chief gr
'll act in a way that is designed if he says we can say one line swrerks to take action. >> san francisco mayor is supporting gun control following killings in newtown, connecticut. >> what the mayor is planning. >> happening san francisco, the mayor just announced he'll support local legislation to try to reduce gun violence, on january 15th one supervisor will introduce two pieces of legislation first would add ammunition, like hollow point bullets which cause great bodily injury. second states if you buy 500 or more rounds of ammo it will be reported to police at the time of purchase, ed lee says he's behind both of them. mayor lee says he will reach out to other bay area mayors to ask them to support similar plans to ban assault weapons. a buy back program yielded several hundred rifles and other weapons. a memorial was held for a 17-year-old killed over the weekend.w#?a the san francisco archdiocese organized that event. according to city officials there have been 67 homicides so far in san francisco this year. last year, there were 50. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> a number of t
and this san francisco. as we take a look at the satellite and radar picture the wet weather is still to the north. it is not in the bay area just yet but the increase in cloud coverage. the of tech in wind later tonight and of course we have wet weather that will make landfall. the futurecast. mainly through santa rosa, petaluma just a light rain to begin. as we go for overnight this yellow is indicating moderate/heavy. that will continue to grow its way south. approaching the golden gate it. everybody will wake up to showers with areas of heavy rainfall for tomorrow. keep your umbrella candy. it is going to be wet with 4 in. of rain fall in the north bay and 1 in.-3 in. everywhere else 54 degrees expected in fairfield. 57 in the pleasanton, vallejo, livermore, your kron 4 7 day around the bay wet weather will stick around into the weekend. it is certainly going to be wet. but the good news is that the temperatures are not that bad. with low 40's. as we go for this monday, the slight possibility of rainfall. however, sunshine possible for the afternoon. mostly sunny skies for christm
since last hour. the same thing is for hayward. san francisco was the mormon spot at 41 degrees. we do have a freeze morning in affect for the north bay area. there is a frost revisory for the bay shore line and into your east bay until 8:00 a.m.. right now is 7 01 a.m.. >> we are not tracking any hot spots right now. here is a quick bridge check. the toll plaza is not too bad. it is about a 13 minute drive time out of the east shore freeway. it is about 18 to 20 minutes if you are coming from the macarthur mayes. highway 92 has not seen a spike in drive time. you can still get a cross in about 11 to 13 minutes. the golden gate bridge is an easy trip and still and easy ride on 1 01 southbound. >> on to our developing story. a body in an apartment complex was found. kron 4 urs will tran has been following the latest. >> around 1:00 the morning someone here off a teen is drive called the fire department after they noticed a fire in a storage unit. here is video earlier and they allow us to get a little closer. there is not a lot of damage but these are just items of the fire department b
. a little warmer 41 in san francisco. we are going to warm up to the low to mid-50s by the time this afternoon rolls around. plenty of sunshine and then the rain returns through the weekend. >>> inzbram creates an online uproar, telling users their photos may be turned into internet ads. now the website promises to review that policy. this morning we'll show you why instagram's giant price tag is at the heart of it. >> they have to make good on a promise to facebook that they're worth hundreds of millions of dollars. >>> and the government tells paula broadwell she'll not be charged with stalking jill kelley. we'll ask why they decided to drop the case on "cbs this morning." ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. looks like your bags didn't make it. we'll send them to your hotel. [ sad music playing ] this is fun. [ sad music continues ] [ knock on door ] your bags, sir. thanks. both: finally! one taste, and you'll understand. enjoy
this morning in a house fire here in san francisco in the excelsior district. investigators have say it is suspicious. firefighters had trouble shutting the gas line off, as well. >>> a 16-year-old was driving a car that slammed into a concord funeral home. police say he was in a street race at the time. yesterday's crash injured 3 people. >>> and new year's eve is the biggest single day for donations to the good will as people try to get last-minute tax write-offs. good will kicked off a donate-a- thon today at 1500 mission street in san francisco and it all starts at 7:00 this morning. so if you want to did a little closet cleaning, they would love to have your stuff. >>> traffic and weather with the new year's eve forecast coming up after the break. [ mom ] dear chex cereal i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give
. >> thousands of people started lining up yesterday in the cold, in san francisco, just to get a free holiday meal this morning. brian flores is outside glide memorial church. you've been out there since this morning. what's going on? >> reporter: a sea of people, at least a block long. thousands of people in line. some have been here as early as yesterday afternoon to get a free meal. every year, grace memorial church does this children where any give a bag of groceries for those who need it. this year, the church expects to give 5,500 bags of groceries. people have been in line hoping to get chicken, turkey, potatoes, pasta, beans and i many of -- and these items many of us take advantage of every day. many of these people with homeless. >> we see a lot of growing seniors accessing our services. it's doubling and tripling compared to years in the past. if you look at the demographics, the senior population is growing because the baby boomers are getting older and more people are getting on social security and disability as they reach the older years and they are really tight on money. >> re
good coming into san francisco. let's get a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on here. fortunately we haven't seen any major accidents though. so everything looks good backed up to the maze, about 15- to 20- minute wait. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> cloudy and cold around the bay area to start out your day. we have seen a couple of raindrops, too. clouds fairly broken though looking from our mount vaca cam. that's because the storm system just kind of hugging the coastline. you will see a better chance of showers approaching the beaches for today. looks like as we head toward the afternoon these temperatures hopefully will warm up soon. >>> we went out on the street today to ask them about the so-called fiscal cliff. >> what exactly is the fiscal cliff? >> i'm not sure exactly what that is. >> why are you worried? >> because you have a worried look on your face so i think i should be wor eyed. >> it's not good! i know that. >> well, the fiscal cliff i know is mr. huxtable. that's the only one i know. >> we're going t
in his home south of san francisco. >> if you ask a golfer why he needs 15 clubs when you get away with seven he'll tell you, well, certain shots i like to use that other putter. >> you can kill someone with a golf club but it's hard to kill 20 people in a couple seconds with golf clubs. >> look, the right to firearms, the civil right to firearms is dangerous, and that's why it's a right. this is not something free or easy. there will always be people who misuse their rights. >> reporter: the ar-15 is often called the barbie doll rifle because it has so many accessories. >> you can buy one and a lot of different parts for it and hunt with it, you can target shoot with it. >> reporter: a survey by the firearms industry found 49% of gun owners who bought it did so for target shooting. 23% for hunting and 28% for protection. more than three million americans now own an ar-15. >> the ar-15 is kind of the mainline rifle these days. it's the most popular selling firearm. it's like talking about a chevrolet. >> reporter: these weapons have become stars of cable t.v. shows and popular vide
midnight, eastern time. >> developing news, early morning house fire in san francisco has sent two people to the hospital, 1:00 firefighters responded to athens street. they found a two story structure fully engulfed in flames it took over an hour to knock them down. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> sue hall off today. drive time easy today being a holiday or i should say the day before a holiday a lot of folks off work, 84, 580, all easy in terms of drive times shorter than usual. we have to let you know about black ice issues out there. inland spots especially, contra costa county near san pablo dam road there was an accident and a car is still overturned there. mass transit, muni on a saturday schedule. meteorolo >>> beautiful picture from mount tamalpais towards mount sutro to the santa cruz mountains that's how clean the air is also chilly, black ice out there 31 concord and napa, 28 santa rosa, 33 in redwood city and los gatos, 34 san jose, oakland san francisco, 40s. most winds are calm, it feels drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarr
, the district supervisor ask other officials later tonight. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> in san jose, police trying to track down a person who reported this there was a gunman on a san jose city college campus after a search, no gunman was found, we have video from sky 7 showing a s.w.a.t. team going floor by -- it's missing computers. the school of 400 students got a gift of 51 new computers. a local market agency heard about the plight, donating money to purchase the computers. saying employees meant for client gifts to buy computer autos right now there is good news for hundreds of kids that will not go without gifts. >> volunteers from the toy program collected hundreds of toys this morning. they've stopped toi">-Ñ by two collection points. >> the program collects more than 40,000 tie tois for kids every year. the holiday season will be brighter for thousands gathering today outside of the glide memorial church for the grocery bag give away. >> abc 7 news has a look. >> the street had to be shut down to accommodate people waiting in line fr a bag of groceris. reverend cecil williams was
of paintings at the old mint in san francisco. they reflected scenes from that part of california. he took us down there and proudly showed us her work. although he traveled the world his family was always in his thoughts. california was always his home. what i will most remember about chris is how thoughtful he was and how people were drawn to him. chancellor wu wrote when chris was appointed ambassador, friends, professional acquaintances contacted me to encourage me to reach out to him. he was so well thought of. i sent a hand-written card and to my surprise he returned the correspondence with his own handwritten note. that would be very much like chris. he appreciated and enjoyed interactions with people. in fact, our friend chris highland put it very eloquently when he said, chris was the finest among us. more than his obviously charms, he was a man of substance and humility. at parties, dinners and gatherings he spent little times talking about himself and his accomplishments. only when he was forced to. instead he asked people about their lives, their views, their accomplishments. he a
in from san francisco. big delays in the airports today in san francisco. the first storm now moving in towards the higher elevations bringing snow. take a look at this. this upper level disturbance will continue to pull a lot of moisture in here. some areas looking at another 7 to 8 inches of rain. and the snow may be getting up to about 4 to 6 feet across the higher elevations in the mountains. harris? >> harris: apparently old man winter owns a calendar the first day and bam here it. >> thank you. many of the travelers fortunate enough to get home for christmas could find fewer gifts under the tree. delivery companies like u.p.s. and fedex reporting yesterday was the busiest shipping day of the year. just as the storm was hitting the midwest. experts say that might slow down delivery times. but the companies claim they have contingency plans for this sort of thing. so far they are not seeing any major delays due to the snow storm. felony murder. that's what they are calling an explosion in a neighborhood in indiana. the pictures incredible and details on who they arrested today an
events in san francisco and oakland, california drew hundreds of people. many of them said they turned over their weapons because they were moved by the connecticut tragedy. >> i feel this is something that might hurt somebody some day, you know, then i would feel terrible about that. >> when the community says enough is enough, i think you've got a good chance of something like this. >> the gun owners received $200 for each weapon they brought in. there were similar buybacks in brooklyn, new york and washington, d.c. and in prince george's county, maryland. >> you think about the staggering number. there are more than 200 million guns already on the streets of america. so one, that questions how effective any gun control could be. it seems like the genie is way out of the bottle. i guess every little bit helps, so some of those buyback programs have been successful in some cities. >>> coming up next, some of the other major headlines this morning, including that health scare for hillary clinton. >> what the secretary of state's illness and injury means to a major investigation in wash
to work. just watching an interesting computer model. it's been a deluge, awful travel in san francisco the last couple of days. for tomorrow, watch california, here comes a next system. so another day in san francisco and seattle with rain. by monday, the west coast clears out. but here's the little interesting nugget that could happen. on monday, watch what happens here in the gulf. moisture comes up from the gulf, an area of low pressure develops. this is the deep south. birmingham to new orleans to atlanta, could be a wet christmas. rain, not a white one. then we could see this area of low pressure develop, and it's from tuesday to thursday in the mid-atlantic and northeast, we could be looking at another storm. we'll have to keep our eyes on that model. forecast, though, for today, pretty blustery. watching us from the northeast, new york city could see a few snow showers coming down. but the winds are pretty strong. so it's pretty chilly. so some snow in western great lakes. of course, we're seeing that, the lake-effect snow guns firing off. another wet day on the west coast, rand
tonight for rain. 33 redwood city, 40s oakland and san francisco, 39 san jose. rain moves into the north bay ♪ i just want to fly >>> okay, we asked yesterday, is this real or is it fake? you must have had a hunch. that just couldn't be true. but how did they do it? how did the hoaxers pull it off? it went massively viral, 16 million views. we're going to get behind the hoax this morning, right here on "good morning america." >> apparently the students behind this have a history of making these videos. and take great pride in doing it very well. >>> also, we have an amazing survival story. we're going to talk to a skier who managed to survive being buried under an avalanche for 15 minutes. she used several tricks to stay alive. survival skills. we learn about all sorts of things that people can have. >>> let's switch gears to tim tebow. we were just talking about it. everybody's talking about it. could he be a free agent on and off the field. his playing days in new york appear to be over. and we hear he's also looking for a new girlfriend. >> he was on top of the tier. >> just one yea
's office in new jersey. also this weekend across the country, in oakland and san francisco, the same scene. a record-breaking gun buyback. almost 600 guns taken off the streets. each gun exchanged for $200. people waited in long and cold lines for hours for the chance to make that exchange in oakland and san francisco. the guns the city has collected will be cross referenced with a database to make sure they were not used in any crime. and then those guns will be melted down and turned into less deadly things like park benches and signposts. i bet if anybody needed plowshares, they could make those too. those weapons in california were collected by the police, but the buyback part was funded by nonprofit groups, including $100,000 donation from a guy who runs a medical marijuana dispensary. and apparently that's a good way to make a lot of money. in brooklyn, new york, this weekend, people went to trade guns for debit cards at two different locations. the program was run by the police and the brooklyn district attorney's office. more than 130 guns were turned in in exchange for up to $200
's what you missed while you were sleeping. san francisco subway system is back up and running again this morning after flooding. they were pouter outages the the pumps were overwhelmed with the amount of water. >> an alleged maternity mansion near los angeles. pregnant chinese women pay up to 15,000 dollars to have their babies there. so the children are automatically american citizens. they issued a cease and desist order to the home oren. >> recorded audio has been released after a shocking murder suicide involving jaf von bele chere. eric burke has more. >>> the first call saturday morning wasn't out of the ordinary for police. >> a short time later a potentially related call was anything but ordinary. >> >> it wasn't long before police at the home of bele chere would tell them the calls were connected. >> as officers were racing to arrowhead they were on their way to their home. her condition was grim. in police terms there's a high likelihood she wouldn't make it. once paramedics had they are in the ambulance the fears were concerned. >> early 20s female, she has been shot abou
east. even tomorrow in san francisco, we'll see some sunshine before another round of heavy rain moves in tuesday night into wednesday morning. here's the setup. it hasn't changed. the area of low pressure is steering the storms on shore. you can see that second storm on the left side of your screen is the one that's going to move in for tuesday night. but the heavy rain is over sacramento and san francisco. but it's push iing eastward. we're also going to see that second round of rain bring four or five inches of rain. so something to keep in mind for monday night and tuesday. then as we go into the rest of this afternoon, the hours across the great lakes will push eastward. the fog now is being replaced by shower activity. we're going to see some very warm temperatures. we could see records in phoenix, tallahassee, milwaukee and even washington, d.c. will be close to breaking a record high. a lot going on across the country. it's rather bizarre. >> thank you very much. >>> new today tom cole is responding to criticism from members of his own party. the politician suggested the gop sh
delays in san francisco. i will come back next hour and tell you it will have some big travel impacts tuesday, wednesday, thursday as a big storm moves across the country. doug? >> rick, thank you very much. >>> everybody deserves a place to call home, especially during the holidays. there is one organization going all out at all times of year to find just that for animals. we will talk to the washington humane society coming up. don't go away. who is responsible for the country being perched at the edge of the fiscal cliff? there is a lot of finger-pointing going on these days. one of chris wallace's guests places it squarely on the white house. that story coming up next. >>> we are now nine days away from the fiscal cliff. what happens to you if there is no deal? well, your taxes are going to go up, no doubt about that. the tax policy center says households with an annual income of $20,000 to $30,000 can expect to pay $1,064 more in taxes. the average tax increase for someone making between $50,000 and $75,000 a year is $2,399 and for those making diss 100,000 to $200,000 a tax incr
's gregg jarrett. you have a big warehouse in burlingame, south of san francisco. you had a bunch of people that examine all of these electronic devices and figure out which ones can actually be rehabbed and resold? >> that's right. the best way to recycling is reuse and refurbish. we reclaim about 21% of the recycling items from business and consumer and we try to test it and refurbish to see it can be used as a complete unit or as part. but we only limit it to here in the u.s. >> gregg: what inspired you to do this? >> actually after starting several software companies, i was watching a pbs program by bill moyer in 2004 and i was shocked to realize that 80% of electronics are illegally dumped in the developing country. and so i spent a couple years traveling around the world, looking at the different system, talking to officials and european union, in the u.s., as well as look at some of the facilities and i found this is after afterthought. that's why i started greenadvise. >> arthel: which is a great idea. what is it that you do to get rid of the dangerous elements of these products tha
the victims. >> storm watch in most of the san francisco bay area throughout the weekend. heavy rain and wind, flooding roads and knocking out power lines. it is believed it is blamed for at least one traffic death. a utility worker was killed after crashing his truck into a traffic signal pole. i'm marianne rafferty, now back to "on the record." you are watching the most powerful name in news, fox newschannel. log on to foxnews.com. >> the president: it is not acceptable to me and i don't think it is acceptable to you for a handful of republicans in congress to hold middle class tax cuts hostage because they don't tax rates on upper income folks to go up. >> there's a stalemate the white house spent three weeks trying to develop a proposal and they send one up here that calls for 1.6 trillion in new tax. calls for a little -- not even 400 billion dollars in cuts. and they want to have this extra spending that is actually greater than the amount they are willing to cut. i mean it is -- it was not a serious proposal. >> greta: stalemate own one month before we dive head first over that fiscal
they only look at likely terrorism things. more information is needed. in san francisco and the other cities, some of the public bus systems put microphone in the seat to do surveillance. imagine if you heard this conversation. there is greg, bob, eric, imagine you were on a public bus and hear what they were talking about. >> that is funny. >> greg: i have never been on a public bus. the only talk you hear on a bus is a guy having a conversation with himself. he's normally not wearing pants. but enough about bill hemmer. >> andrea: bill doesn't ride the bus. >> bob: i talk to a number of liberal since the story broke. they are all furious about it. this is not the liberals behind this. they are outraged. >> dana: the way they deal with the orders and the rule making they put them up on a website. as if it's our responsibility to go to the website and check out the rules. where is the press? six months later she wrote this. ninths later. where are the -- >> eric: i'm okay with it. i'm fine with putting surveillance on buses. >> greg: what? >> eric: listen, i'm all for putting surveillance on
more heavy rain around san francisco and more heavy snow along the mountain passes, many people might be driving along as they head home for the holidays or head out to visit families. otherwise, current temperatures, much colder behind the storm across the midwest and the northeast, 37 right now, new york city and finally feeling like the month of december, 31 in cleveland and, 20s, rapid city and minneapolis and texas enjoying temperatures in the 60s and 50s, now across portions of california, heading into monday, christmas eve, around the corner, we are expecting more unsettled weather to return across the east, stretching across portions of the northeast into parts of the southeast and ohio valley, tennessee valley, you're included and that activity will begin already as we head into tomorrow, sunday, some of with you ill be looking at the rainfall. temperatures will be cooling off in the northeast and rain will be snow. westbound, rick i want to point out we'll have a storm out west christmas eve and christmas day could be producing snow in places like amarillo and oklahoma, part
in chief of salon presents the history of san francisco on the 1970's and season of the witch, enchantment, terror, and deliverance in the city of love. in a quiet, the power of introverts, susan kane examines the benefits of an introverted personality. looking at 1862, the second year of the civil war in the actions of abraham lincoln in rise to greatness, abraham lincoln's most perilous year. watch for this book as it is featured in the coming days. and in full body burden, growing up in a nuclear shadow of rocky flats, a former resident of colorado investigates the nuclear-weapons plant that was located near her childhood home. for an extended list of links to various publications, 2012 novel book selections visit the web sighthound booktv.org. ..
of the air traffic and san francisco this morning. a lot of people that were paying attention to the weather reports said nearly one in four americans will travel in the next few days and they'll be taking advantage of the longer break with christmas and new year's both falling on a tuesday this year. back here in atlanta, travelers here are thankful that it is not quite so hectic especially after a very busy couple of days, thursday and friday more than 1600 cancellations throughout the country there. richard? >> on the map, we see that dulles no longer has delays and that's good for folks in d.c. thank you so much, gabe gutierrez at the country's busiest airport. we'll be checking back with you later to see how things are progressing. >>>'s r reaction is pouring in the schools need better protection with armed guards. here's wayne lapierre. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation and to do it now to make sure that blanket safety is in place when our kids return to school in januar
here for over eight decades and the community and our county and san francisco bay area loves ush washington, d.c. >> gretchen: so the interior department wants to shut you down. why? >> well, actually a small handful of folks who are really wilderness activists who care deeply about getting people off the land, i think is the best we can tell, want to give up something to create a humanless landscape and it's a little strange because national sea shore was created as a work landscape. the oyster farm is completely surrounded by working ranches and so to remove the oyster farm from the middle of the historic ranching lands is odd. >> gretchen: aren't the oysters part of the landscape? >> well, they have been for a very long time. as a matter of fact, the national academy of sciences says that drake's, where the oysters live, is probably healthier with the oyster farm because of the eco system services. it's the reason that we see oysters being planted in the chesapeake and san francisco bay. >> gretchen: right. >> and now we have an interior department who wants to remove them. >>
be san francisco. bus there were rain delays there earlier today. but -- traffic slowing down a few of the other airports. according to flight aware.com so far only about 70 nights cancelled in the u.s. so far today. that's a big difference from thursday and provide when that storm blew through the plains and midwest and the northeast. forcing the cancellation of more than 6000 pilots. in places like chicago, detroit, and new york. some of the 84 million drivers were traveling this holiday season also faced treacherous roads, snow and ice may continue to be problem today in the northeast. places like upstate new york and pennsylvania and west virginia. there's good news for drivers. take a look at this. right now the national for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.24. that's much less than a month ago when the average was about $3.43. but it is about the same as a year ago. tens of millions of americans travel over the next few days, the travel conditions seem to be improving at least when compared to earlier in the week. alex? >> all right. appreciate that live report. we are going
here out of san francisco where a tree, big tree fell on a car here with the rain. it's not just been the rain but we have seen very windy conditions with some of these storms. and even into san francisco headed into the higher elevation. we see winds gusting over 100 miles per hour. big problems there back to your first alert forecast for the day today. into the northeast. that white where you see the snow. don't worry about that that's very very light. could cause a little bit of a dusting. may be on some brings and overpasses. be a little bit careful as you are driving today. not going to be any big problems. down to the southeast, the nice conditions continue, a ton of sunshine. very comfortable temperatures. we need rain here. unfortunately it doesn't look like we are going to get any significant rainy time soon. but, try to enjoy the nice temperatures. into the northern plains, also i will tell you we are talking about temps well above average all across the eastern two thirds of the country. that's going to be the case here into the northern plains. out across the west today a
precludes me from having popularity at any point. i'll be in san francisco at the punch line over new year's weekend. you can go to itunes and look up the smartest men in the world. it is greatest christmas gift of all. two next week. one on monday and a special christmas one on tuesday. >> john: terrific podcast. thank you for your service greg proops. you're seriously one of my favorite comics. thank you for making politics funny for the rest of us. and happy holidays. up next, before "the war room" says good-bye until 2013, brett ehrlich has to go and get one last word in. >> coming up, this is the way the world ends. not with a bang. unless you're davididididididididididididididididididididididididididididididid [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just
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afford to take an extra trip this year. first boston... then san francisco. hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so our hotels were half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com >>> nbc news is reporting there will not be a vote in the house of representatives, meaning the u.s. economy will go over the fiscal cliff just as we ring in 2013 at midnight. nbc's kristin welker is live at the white house. kristin, let's get to the fiscal cliff in a moment. you've got some breaking news. >> reporter: i do. we have some breaking news on secretary clinton's health. as you know, he was admitted to the hospital due to a clot. of course, she had fainted a couple weeks ago and she's been recovering ever since. i'm going to read you this statement from her doctors. they say this is a clot in the vein that is situated in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. it did not result in a stroke or neurological damage. to help dissolve this clot her medical team began treating the secretary with blood thinners. she w
for $40. the unnamed movie was on a hard drive. it was stolen from a car in san francisco last month. now, two suspects were arrested after surveillance video showed them breaking into cars in a parking garage. police recovered all kinds of electronic devices but the hard drive may have been sold and the movie erased. >> the person who purchased it probably wipes it clean to get rid of evidence or that could have been done prior. and that's my sense of what happened. >> well, paramount is worried that someone may copy and distribute the movie if it still exists. there are no details about the actual content of the film. >>> more trouble for toyota. now facing a record fine by the u.s. government. the automaker was ordered to pay $17.4 million for delaying a recall and for being slow to report problems to federal regulators. this is the fourth fine against toyota in the last two years. analysts point out, though, this fine is a small fraction of the automaker's earnings. >>> and talk about instant outrage. instagram, which allows you to dramatically enhance digital photos, ignited a social
tradition like it is today. that's when the san francisco ballet put the first u.s. production and marketed to families. but the curtain went up on the nutcracker 120 years ago today. now you know the news for this tuesday, december 18. dad's
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